1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys season

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1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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Owner(s) Denny McKnight
Manager(s) Al Pratt
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The 1882 season was the first for the Alleghenys, later known as the Pittsburgh Pirates, they finished at exactly a .500 record, 39 wins and 39 losses, good for fourth place in the new American Association.

The team played its home games in Allegheny City, across the Allegheny River from Pittsburgh. Chartered as the Allegheny Base Ball Club of Pittsburgh,[1] the team appeared as "Allegheny" in the standings and was often referred to in the plural as the Alleghenys, the club was not related to the earlier Alleghenys of the International Association.

Game log[edit]

1882 Game Log: 39–39 (Home: 17–20; Away: 22–19)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Tie
Bold = Pittsburgh Alleghenys team member

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Red Stockings 55 25 0.688 31–11 24–14
Louisville Eclipse 42 38 0.525 13 26–13 16–25
Philadelphia Athletics 41 34 0.547 11½ 21–18 20–16
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 39 39 0.500 15 17–20 22–19
St. Louis Brown Stockings 37 43 0.463 18 24–20 13–23
Baltimore Orioles 19 54 0.260 32½ 7–25 12–29


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1882 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Team BAL CIN LOU PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 2–14 3–13 4–7 7–7–1 3–13
Cincinnati 14–2 11–5 10–6 10–6 10–6
Louisville 13–3 5–11 5–11 10–6 9–7
Philadelphia 7–4 6–10 11–5 6–10 11–5
Pittsburgh 7–7–1 6–10 6–10 10–6 10–6
St. Louis 13–3 6–10 7–9 5–11 6–10


Detailed records[edit]

Roster[edit]

1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys roster[2]
Pitchers
Catchers
Infielders
Outfielders
Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batters
Pitchers

Transactions[edit]

  • June, 1882 – Released Morrie Critchley.
  • June, 1882 – Released Jake Goodman.
  • July, 1882 – Released Harry Arundel.
  • July, 1882 – Released Charlie Morton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charter of Incorporation of Allegheny Base Ball Club of Pgh. Penna." 11 March 1882. Pennsylvania Department of State, Business Entity Search, entity number 6131816. Retrieved 28 March 2018. Payment required "The association shall be known by the name, style and title of The Allegheny Base Ball Club of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."
  2. ^ "1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys Roster by Baseball Almanac". Baseball Almanac. 
  3. ^ "Sortable Player Stats | MLB.com". MLB.com. 
  4. ^ "Sortable Player Stats | MLB.com". MLB.com.